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United Kingdom says Brexit defeat in parliament ‘a hiccup’ United Kingdom says Brexit defeat in parliament ‘a hiccup’
- February 19, 2019

Unless May can get a Brexit deal approved by the British parliament, she will have to decide whether to delay Brexit or thrust the world's fifth-largest economy into chaos by leaving without a deal at the end of March. On Tuesday, Cox is due to set out what changes would be required to eliminate that risk. The Prime Minister will return to Brussels for more talks and speak to the leaders of every European Union member state in turn, as she hopes to solve the issue of the Northern Ireland ... (more...)
It's time to hold 'digital gangster' Facebook to account: British MPs It's time to hold 'digital gangster' Facebook to account: British MPs
- February 18, 2019

It said the company "intentionally and knowingly" violated both data privacy and anti-competition laws and called for a further investigation into its business practices. "Companies like Facebook should not be allowed to behave like " digital gangsters " in the online world, considering themselves to be ahead of and beyond the law". (more...)
North Korea, China ice dance to the music of diplomacy North Korea, China ice dance to the music of diplomacy
- February 18, 2019

Kim and Trump are set to hold their second summit in Vietnam's Hanoi on February 27-28. They will be Kim Hyok-chol, North Korea's Special Representative for U.S. During his New Year message post on Twitter, Donald Trump said of North Korea: "I will tell you: there has never been an administration - and I am very proud of this - that has done more than the Trump administration in the first two years of office". (more...)
Sen. Rubio, Rep. Diaz-Balart visit Venezuela-Colombia border Sen. Rubio, Rep. Diaz-Balart visit Venezuela-Colombia border
- February 18, 2019

The members of the European Parliament were being tossed out with no explanation, said Spanish MEP Esteban Gonzalez Pons, who led the group. Our passports have been seized. On the same day, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, visiting the Colombia-Venezuela border, warned Maduro of severe consequences if he takes action against the country's opposition leader and self-declared president or U.S. (more...)
Floors collapse at Russian university building Floors collapse at Russian university building
- February 18, 2019

A criminal case has been opened to examine safety violations during construction of the building, state-run news agency RIA Novosti reported, quoting the Russian Emergency Ministry. Petersburg, Russia , Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. The spokesman said that the block belongs to the St. Petersburg Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics. (more...)
Shamima Begum, British teen who joined ISIS, gives birth to baby boy Shamima Begum, British teen who joined ISIS, gives birth to baby boy
- February 18, 2019

The 19-year-old pleaded to be allowed to return to the United Kingdom with her then-unborn child last week. A statement released by their lawyer said: "We, the family of Shamima Begum , have been informed that Shamima has given birth to her child, we understand that both she and the baby are in good health". (more...)
McCabe: Rosenstein 'offered to wear a wire into the White House' McCabe: Rosenstein 'offered to wear a wire into the White House'
- February 18, 2019

Additionally, Coons admitted the alleged abuses of the FISA court by Obama officials should be part of an oversight review of the Mueller probe. Then acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee meeting on June 21, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (more...)
Alec Baldwin wonders if Trump's tweet is a threat to him Alec Baldwin wonders if Trump's tweet is a threat to him
- February 18, 2019

He also pondered how "networks get away with these total Republican hit jobs without retribution? ". Very unfair and should be looked into. The sketch got a rise out of Trump , who weighed in via Twitter on Sunday morning and declared that SNL was responsible for the "real Collusion!" Four minutes later, he tweeted: "THE RIGGED AND CORRUPT MEDIA IS THE ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE!" Trump wrote on Sunday morning. (more...)
Abe mum on Trump's claim of nomination for Nobel Peace Prize Abe mum on Trump's claim of nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
- February 18, 2019

By contrast, Trump said, during his presidency, much progress has been made on the issue since his June meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore. President Donald Trump said that when he assumed office, he met with Barack Obama in the Oval Office, where the outgoing president revealed that the "biggest problem" was North Korea. (more...)
Holocaust row: Poland shuns Israel talks over Netanyahu 'racism' Holocaust row: Poland shuns Israel talks over Netanyahu 'racism'
- February 18, 2019

A spokesman for the Israeli prime minister, who was in Warsaw for a USA -sponsored Middle East conference, said Netanyahu had been misquoted by The Jerusalem Post, which issued a corrected story. Collaborated with the Nazis. However, Holocaust researchers have collected ample evidence of Polish villagers who murdered Jews fleeing the Nazis, or Polish blackmailers who preyed on the Jews for financial gain. (more...)
Vande Bharat Express breaks down in UP due to communication failure Vande Bharat Express breaks down in UP due to communication failure
- February 18, 2019

They said before the train came to a halt, its end coaches started making a rattling sound. Railway sources said the train experienced some problems in its braking circuits after the cattle run over, and since it is a new technology-based train set, it took some time to set it right on its way to Delhi from Tundla. (more...)
John McDonnell : Labour Has ‘Held The Party Together On Brexit’ John McDonnell : Labour Has ‘Held The Party Together On Brexit’
- February 18, 2019

Luciana Berger, the Liverpool Wavertree MP, said she had become "embarrassed and ashamed" of representing the party, which she claimed was " institutionally anti-Semitic ". She said: "This morning we have all now resigned from the Labour Party". Labour's official position on a second referendum has wavered, with the party leadership suggesting they may begin campaigning for a " People's Vote " but only after exhausting all options for triggering a general election. (more...)
Saudi Arabia denies crown prince seeks to buy Manchester United Saudi Arabia denies crown prince seeks to buy Manchester United
- February 18, 2019

Seven agreements and Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs ) were inked as Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman launched his diplomatic trip to Asia in Islamabad , with Pakistan hoping the deals will provide welcome relief to its teetering economy . (more...)
Ex-FBI Official: Rosenstein 'Absolutely' Backed Trump Probes Ex-FBI Official: Rosenstein 'Absolutely' Backed Trump Probes
- February 18, 2019

The Justice Department issued a new statement Thursday asserting that Rosenstein "never authorized any recording that Mr. McCabe references". McCabe said Rosenstein, who wrote a memo supporting Comey's removal, told him that Trump had wanted him to mention Russian Federation in that document, though Rosenstein ultimately did not do so. (more...)
Pakistan Foreign Ministry’s Website Hacked by Indian Hacking Group ‘Hell Shield Hackers’ Pakistan Foreign Ministry’s Website Hacked by Indian Hacking Group ‘Hell Shield Hackers’
- February 18, 2019

We strongly condemn today's attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district and express our deepest condolences to the families of those who lost their lives and to the government and people of India. Kashmir, a Muslim-majority region at the heart of decades of hostility, is claimed in entirety by India and Pakistan, but ruled in part by both the South Asian countries. (more...)
Only Turkish forces should be in Syria safe zone - Ankara Only Turkish forces should be in Syria safe zone - Ankara
- February 18, 2019

At a separate meeting Thursday with Putin, Erdogan said the planned United States pull-out made it more important for other foreign powers to work together in Syria. Maria Zakharova, the Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman, laid out her country's position hours before the summit, the fourth meeting of the three leaders as part of the Astana peace process. (more...)
Merkel: Disarmament Efforts Must Include US, Russia, EU and China Merkel: Disarmament Efforts Must Include US, Russia, EU and China
- February 18, 2019

But Pence - who last week during a visit to Poland accused Britain, Germany and France of undermining USA sanctions on Iran - repeated his demand that European powers withdraw from the deal. The vice president was in Germany as part of a delegation of US lawmakers to the annual conference that dates back to the height of the Cold War. The alliance has been urging Russian Federation to save the treaty by abandoning the controversial 9M279 missile system, which officials say can hit capital ... (more...)
Theresa May prepares for fresh talks with EU leaders Theresa May prepares for fresh talks with EU leaders
- February 18, 2019

Downing Street denied the Prime Minister was ruling out a no-deal scenario by asking MPs to reaffirm the position following the last series of votes in January, which saw an amendment passed calling for no deal to be taken off the table. MPs voted by 303 to 258 against the motion. "If they supported this motion on Thursday, the Government would effectively be voting against their own expressed policy, as repeated in the House, including by the Prime Minister, on numerous occasions", the ... (more...)
Pulwama Attack: J&K withdraws security of 5 separatists, including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Pulwama Attack: J&K withdraws security of 5 separatists, including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq
- February 18, 2019

Meanwhile, J&K BJP president Ravinder Raina Sunday welcomed the government decision to withdraw security cover of six separatist leaders and said he would "like them to be arrested and jailed" outside the state. Hurriyat leader Syed Geelani and Yasin Mallik were not provided with any security cover. The state government was spending crores of rupees every year while ensuring the safety of these separatists leaders. (more...)
Lawsuit Filed Against National Emergency Declaration Alleges Trump Violated U.S. Constitution Lawsuit Filed Against National Emergency Declaration Alleges Trump Violated U.S. Constitution
- February 18, 2019

On the weekend, President Trump declared a national emergency in an effort to fund the US-Mexico border . "I guarantee you this, if Donald Trump had said he's invoking the national emergency authority to build a security perimeter in Iraq, or Afghanistan, or around a military installation in Syria, there would not have been one word of objection from Congress", said Miller. (more...)
Aurora gunman recently fired from job before killing five Aurora gunman recently fired from job before killing five
- February 18, 2019

He left the meeting room and kept firing as he went into the warehouse, where there were only a handful of employees. The 21-year-old Northern Illinois University student was on his first day as an intern in human resources at Henry Pratt Co.in Aurora and attended the fateful meeting where the gunman was sacked and then started shooting. (more...)
Saudi Crown Prince Arrives In Pakistan To Kick Off Asia Tour Saudi Crown Prince Arrives In Pakistan To Kick Off Asia Tour
- February 18, 2019

The two nations' relationship has in the past centered on oil-rich Saudi Arabia backing Pakistan's economy during hard periods, and in return Pakistan's powerful army lending support to Saudi Arabia and its royal family. But last week's deadly bombings in Kashmir and in a border region of neighboring Iran have raised regional tensions. The Indian government has vowed to punish and internationally isolate Islamabad , while Iranian leaders are demanding Pakistan bring to justice ... (more...)
Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick over sex abuse Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick over sex abuse
- February 18, 2019

McCarrick, 88, who became the first Catholic prelate in almost 100 years to lose the title of cardinal in July, has now become the highest profile church figure to be dismissed from the priesthood in modern times. McCarrick can not appeal the punishment, meaning that he will be unable to celebrate Mass or other sacraments for the rest of his life, reported NBC News . (more...)
Japan PM nominated Trump for Nobel after US request Japan PM nominated Trump for Nobel after US request
- February 18, 2019

The Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun reported Sunday that Abe had indeed written a five-page letter recommending Trump to the Norwegian Nobel Committee, but had done so only after the United States administration had "informally" asked for it following Trump's summit with Kim in Singapore in June. (more...)
Take back jihadists, Trump tells Europe Take back jihadists, Trump tells Europe
- February 18, 2019

Germany can take back so-called Islamic State ( ISIL ) fighters captured in Syria only if the suspects have had consular access, the interior ministry said on Sunday, playing down the likelihood of Berlin meeting demands made by US President Trump to his European allies. (more...)
CDHR Demands Probe Into Factors That Led To Postponement Of Elections CDHR Demands Probe Into Factors That Led To Postponement Of Elections
- February 18, 2019

Nigeria's political establishment has criticised the postponement, which was announced about five hours before polls were to open. "Many people believe that the government created an enabling environment for the postponement", Auwal Musa, executive director of the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre said in a televised interview. (more...)
Former Trump campaign manager faces lengthy sentence Former Trump campaign manager faces lengthy sentence
- February 18, 2019

After nearly four days of deliberations, a 12-member jury found Manafort guilty on two counts of bank fraud, five counts of tax fraud and one charge of failing to disclose foreign bank accounts. Earlier Friday, Trump's spokeswoman, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, said she has been interviewed by Mueller's team. His sentence should punish him for serious wrongdoing and serve as a deterrent to others tempted to commit similar crimes, they said. (more...)
Iran summons Pakistan's ambassador over deadly attack on Revolutionary Guard Iran summons Pakistan's ambassador over deadly attack on Revolutionary Guard
- February 18, 2019

The sources reminded that Pakistan wouldn't ignore the observations of the Iranian commander as Islamabad in accordance with its policy will address the Iranian grievances. He called on President Hassan Rouhani and the country's Supreme National Security Council to give the guards more freedom to carry out "retaliatory operations", but did not elaborate. (more...)
US Military Planes Head for Venezuela With Aid US Military Planes Head for Venezuela With Aid
- February 18, 2019

AFP journalists saw several new freight containers blocking the road that connects the town of Urena in Venezuela to Cucuta in Colombia, where tons of U.S. Venezuela is enduring the biggest economic crisis in its modern history, with hyperinflation predicted to hit 10 million percent this year, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). (more...)
IT billionaire Bill Gates admits: IT billionaire Bill Gates admits: "Nobody deserves to be this rich"
- February 15, 2019

Speaking to the Daily Mail , he said, "I have paid more than $10 billion in taxes but I should have paid more". "Now you finally have some politicians who are so extreme that I'd say, 'No, that's even beyond'". Currently, US residents in that top bracket pay 37%. Gates also pointed out that tax rates can be progressive without over-taxing citizens. - First-term Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has expressed shock after discovering the controversial practice of lobbyists ... (more...)

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